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The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $184 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
2,100
Rank: 63rd
out of 565 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,050
Rank: 57th
out of 565 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.4 This Provider
Avg 3.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$296K
Rank: 91st
out of 565 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$141 This Provider
Avg $184

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of his Part B patients.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 59 different services in 2015
(23 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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Drug Services
Medical Services
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
1,220
times performed,
17% of his services

1st 7th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

381
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$37,820.00an average of $31.00 per time performed $6,368.40
an average of $5.22 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
1,218
times performed,
17% of his services

2nd 6th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

887
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$133,943.46an average of $109.97 per time performed $59,316.60
an average of $48.70 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
570
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 4th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

500
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$49,590.00an average of $87.00 per time performed $6,549.30
an average of $11.49 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads w... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93010
Performed in a facility
451
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 1st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

205
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$20,746.00an average of $46.00 per time performed $2,877.38
an average of $6.38 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, regadenoson, 0.1 mg

Service Code: J2785
Performed in an office
352
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 9th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

88
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$20,768.00an average of $59.00 per time performed $14,600.96
an average of $41.48 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or... +

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or exercise multiple studies ×

Service Code: 78452
Performed in a facility
303
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 17th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

303
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$201,495.00an average of $665.00 per time performed $17,680.05
an average of $58.35 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring, physician interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93018
Performed in a facility
299
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 14th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

299
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$54,717.00an average of $183.00 per time performed $3,235.18
an average of $10.82 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
284
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 2nd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

263
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$45,377.52an average of $159.78 per time performed $21,280.12
an average of $74.93 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring and physician supervision ×

Service Code: 93016
Performed in a facility
282
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 19th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

282
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$33,276.00an average of $118.00 per time performed $4,669.92
an average of $16.56 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted ... +

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted blood flow rate, direction, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93306
Performed in a facility
276
times performed,
4% of his services

10th 3rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

273
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$197,616.00an average of $716.00 per time performed $13,041.00
an average of $47.25 per time performed
medical
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
270
times performed,
4% of his services

11th 16th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

234
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$5,670.00an average of $21.00 per time performed $785.70
an average of $2.91 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
140
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 8th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

83
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$17,500.00an average of $125.00 per time performed $7,516.60
an average of $53.69 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring, physician supervision, interpretation, and report ×

Service Code: 93015
Performed in an office
116
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 24th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

116
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$48,488.00an average of $418.00 per time performed $5,745.48
an average of $49.53 per time performed
medical
ADMINISTRATIVE

Technetium tc-99m sestamibi, diagnostic, per study dose

Service Code: A9500
Performed in an office
115
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 15th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

115
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,305.15an average of $89.61 per time performed $6,613.65
an average of $57.51 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or... +

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or exercise multiple studies ×

Service Code: 78452
Performed in an office
115
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 18th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

115
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$194,465.00an average of $1,691.00 per time performed $39,915.35
an average of $347.09 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
96
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 20th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

92
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$29,760.00an average of $310.00 per time performed $13,903.68
an average of $144.83 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood ... +

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood vessels or grafts and left lower heart ×

Service Code: 93458
Performed in a facility
76
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 31st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

76
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$51,424.64an average of $676.64 per time performed $17,982.36
an average of $236.61 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-... +

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-hour ekg ×

Service Code: 93227
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
0.94% of his services

18th 55th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

65
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$13,398.00an average of $203.00 per time performed $1,270.50
an average of $19.25 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
65
times performed,
0.92% of his services

19th 34th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

41
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$5,200.00an average of $80.00 per time performed $1,866.15
an average of $28.71 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted ... +

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted blood flow rate, direction, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93306
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
0.89% of his services

20th 11th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

63
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$77,224.14an average of $1,225.78 per time performed $9,632.07
an average of $152.89 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
61
times performed,
0.87% of his services

21st 59th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

60
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,235.00an average of $135.00 per time performed $3,294.61
an average of $54.01 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm symptom-related interpretation of 24-hour ek... +

Heart rhythm symptom-related interpretation of 24-hour ekg monitoring up to 30 days ×

Service Code: 93272
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.72% of his services

22nd 78th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

51
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,353.00an average of $203.00 per time performed $933.30
an average of $18.30 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.71% of his services

23rd 50th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

50
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,000.00an average of $180.00 per time performed $3,503.00
an average of $70.06 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads w... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93010
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.71% of his services

24th 30th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

50
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,300.00an average of $46.00 per time performed $291.00
an average of $5.82 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm symptom-related tracing of 24-hour ekg monit... +

Heart rhythm symptom-related tracing of 24-hour ekg monitoring up to 30 days ×

Service Code: 93270
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.71% of his services

25th 104th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

50
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,400.00an average of $148.00 per time performed $312.00
an average of $6.24 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care typically 70 minutes per day

Service Code: 99220
Performed in a facility
44
times performed,
0.62% of his services

26th 87th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

44
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,760.00an average of $290.00 per time performed $6,167.92
an average of $140.18 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care discharge

Service Code: 99217
Performed in a facility
41
times performed,
0.58% of his services

27th 64th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

41
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,084.00an average of $124.00 per time performed $2,249.67
an average of $54.87 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.52% of his services

28th 21st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

37
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,620.00an average of $260.00 per time performed $4,020.79
an average of $108.67 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician review, interpretation, and patient management ... +

Physician review, interpretation, and patient management of home inr testing for patient with either mechanical heart valve(s), chronic atrial fibrillation, or venous thromboembolism who meets medicare coverage criteria; testing not occurring more frequent ×

Service Code: G0250
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.48% of his services

29th 86th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

27
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$850.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $238.00
an average of $7.00 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood ... +

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood vessels or grafts and left lower heart ×

Service Code: 93459
Performed in a facility
32
times performed,
0.45% of his services

30th 103rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

31
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$25,600.00an average of $800.00 per time performed $8,350.40
an average of $260.95 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.37% of his services

31st 43rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

26
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,950.00an average of $75.00 per time performed $810.42
an average of $31.17 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Follow-up or limited ultrasound examination of heart

Service Code: 93308
Performed in a facility
24
times performed,
0.34% of his services

32nd 41st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

24
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,360.00an average of $140.00 per time performed $473.52
an average of $19.73 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scanning of blood flow (outside the brain) on ... +

Ultrasound scanning of blood flow (outside the brain) on both sides of head and neck ×

Service Code: 93880
Performed in a facility
22
times performed,
0.31% of his services

33rd 40th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

22
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,870.00an average of $85.00 per time performed $532.84
an average of $24.22 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent observation care, typically 25 minutes per day +

Subsequent observation care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99225
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
0.28% of his services

34th 114th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

15
patients got this service, 0.71% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,400.00an average of $120.00 per time performed $1,101.40
an average of $55.07 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Insertion of probe in esophagus for heart ultrasound exam... +

Insertion of probe in esophagus for heart ultrasound examination including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93312
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.17% of his services

35th 44th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

12
patients got this service, 0.57% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,848.00an average of $404.00 per time performed $1,115.64
an average of $92.97 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.17% of his services

36th 12th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

12
patients got this service, 0.57% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,920.00an average of $160.00 per time performed $534.96
an average of $44.58 per time performed

Office Visits

Medicare reimburses office visits using a five-point scale, with five being the most intensive and costly. The chart below shows what percentage of this provider’s office visits were reimbursed at each level. A higher than average proportion of costly visits is not necessarily an indication of a problem, but it may be worth asking about.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

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Average for Cardiovascular Disease Providers in North Carolina

Notes: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients. The contact information listed above is the most current we have for this provider. The services listed on this page may have been delivered at a previous address or as part of a different practice.

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Sources: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Plan and Provider Enumeration System, American Medical Association

Services that begin with a letter come from CMS. All other codes and descriptions of the medical procedures are from the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set, copyright 2015 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. Where practical, AMA’s consumer friendly translation of the CPT descriptor was used. ProPublica has received permission from the AMA to use these codes on this site.

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